Jewish holiday

Holiday Type:Jewish holiday


2019
Monday
21
January

r169301 January 21, 2019 r169381 Tu B’Shevat/Tu Bishvat in the United States

Tu B’Shevat (Tu Bishvat) is the 15th day of the Jewish months of Shevat. This festival is also known as the “New Year for Trees” and is observed in Jewish communities in countries such as the United States.

Tu B'Shevat 2018
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, in USA

Israel, in USA

2019
Thursday
21
March

r169301 March 21, 2019 r169381 Purim

Purim marks the Jewish people’s deliverance from a royal death decree around the fourth century BCE, as told in the Book of Esther. Many Jewish Americans celebrate Purim on the 14th day of the month of Adar in the Jewish calendar, which is in February …

Purim 2018
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, in USA

Israel, in USA

2019
Saturday
20
April

r169301 April 20, 2019 r169381 Passover (first day)

Passover (Pesach) generally lasts for eight days in the United States. Many Jewish people spend the Passover period with family members or close friends.

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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, Most countries of the world, in USA

Israel, Most countries of the world, in USA

2019
Wednesday
1
May

r169301 May 1, 2019 r169381 Yom HaShoah in the United States

Many people in the United States observe Yom Hashoah, which is also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. It commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945.

Holocaust Remembrance Day
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel

Israel

2019
Wednesday
1
May

r169301 May 1, 2019 r169381 Yom Ha’atzmaut

Many Jewish Americans in the United States remember Israel’s Independence Day, also known as Yom Ha’Atzmaut (or Yom HaAtzmaut). Celebrations are annually held on or around the fifth day of the month of Iyar, according to the Jewish calendar.

Happy Israel’s Independence Day
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, in USA

Israel, in USA

2019
Thursday
23
May

r169301 May 23, 2019 r169381 Lag BaOmer

Many Jewish people in the United States observe Lag B’Omer, also known as Lag BaOmer, on the 18th day of the month of Iyar in the Jewish calendar. The name of this observance means refers to the 33rd day of the counting of the Omer.

Happy Lag BaOmer Day
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, USA

Israel, USA

2019
Sunday
9
June

r169301 June 9, 2019 r169381 Shavuot

Many Jewish Americans observe Shavuot, which is the second of three major Jewish festivals that focus on historical and agricultural importance. The other two are Passover and Sukkot. Shavuot follows Passover by 50 days. Shavuot occurs on the sixth day of the month of Sivan in the Jewish calendar.

Happy Shavuot
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday


2019
Monday
22
July

r169301 July 22, 2019 r169381 Tisha B’Av in the United States

Many Jewish Americans observe Tisha B’Av, which is the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar. It is a day of mourning to remember various events such as the destruction of the First Temple and Second Temple in Jerusalem. When Tisha B’Av falls on Shabbat (Saturday), it is deferred to Sunday, 10th of Av.

Tisha B'Av
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:USA

USA

2019
Saturday
21
September

r169301 September 21, 2019 r169381 Selichot

Selichot (Hebrew: סליחות) means ‘sorry/forgiveness prayers’. Selichot are recited from the Sunday before the Jewish New Year until the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Selichot are aimed for both the individual and communities to atone their sins between man and God. They are intended for Jews to reflect on their actions of the past year and to refrain from committing the same sins in the next New Year.

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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:USA

USA

2019
Monday
14
October

r169301 October 14, 2019 r169381 First Day of Sukkot

Many Jewish communities in the United States celebrate the first day of Sukkot (Succot, Succoth, Sukkoth), which is the start of the Sukkot period. This period, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, lasts for about seven days. It is observed during the week starting on 15th day of Tishri (or Tishrei), which is the first month of the year in the Jewish calendar.

Sukkot
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:USA

USA

2019
Sunday
20
October

r169301 October 20, 2019 r169381 Last Day of Sukkot

Many Jewish people in the United States mark Hoshana Rabbah (or Hoshana Raba) as the last day of Sukkot (Succot, Succoth, Sukkoth) in their calendars. This day is the end of the Sukkot period, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles. The Sukkot festival is observed during the week starting on 15th day of Tishri (or Tishrei), which is the first month of the year in the Jewish calendar.

Last Day of Sukkot
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Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, in USA

Israel, in USA

2019
Saturday
27
April

r169301 April 27, 2019 r169381 Last Day of Passover in the United States

Many Jewish communities in the United States mark the last day of Passover as the end of a Jewish holiday that celebrates the deliverance of Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Passover is also known as Pesah, Pesach, or the Feast of Unleavened Bread.

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